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US Navy Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Video

In a an open hearing on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP) before the House Intelligence Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and Counterproliferation Subcommittee on May 17, 2022, Deputy Director of Naval Intelligence Mr. Scott Bray shared this video from July of 2019 that captures multiple objects, initially identified as UAPs, harassing Navy ships participating in Naval Exercises off Sothern California. The video, taken by…

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NATO Begins Vigilance Activity NEPTUNE SHIELD 22

NATO is conducting vigilance activity NEPTUNE SHIELD 2022 (NESH22), which integrates high-end maritime expeditionary strike capabilities of Sea, Air and Land assets. The activities will take place in the Baltic, Adriatic and Mediterranean Seas, from 17-31 May. In support of Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum and Allied Joint Force Command Naples, NESH 22 is the execution phase of a long…

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Project 641 B-807 Conning Tower Restored for Museum

“Admiralty Shipyards” (part of USC) repaired a large diesel-electric submarine B-807 of project 641, located on the external exposition of the “Museum of the History of the Submarine Forces of Russia. A.I. Marinesko. The opening of the updated exhibit will be held in the presence of the Governor of St. Petersburg Alexander Beglov and will be marked by the hoisting…

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Belize & Mexico Lead Exercise TRADEWINDS 2022

The Secretariat of the Navy-Navy of Mexico, in coordination with the Government of the state of Quintana Roo, informs that from May 7 to 21 of this year, personnel and naval units will participate in the Exercise Multinational “TRADEWINDS 2022”, which will take place in the vicinity of the state of Quintana Roo. In conjunction with the Belize Defense Force,…

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Fleet Commanders Travel to Australia

U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander Adm. Samuel Paparo visited Australia from May 8–12, 2022 to reaffirm the strong and enduring friendship and alliance between Australia and the United States. Paparo met with a number of senior Australian officials to discuss the importance of maritime security and interoperability between naval forces especially in the critical Southwest Pacific Ocean, including: Minister of Defence…

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Germany Prepares for Griffin Marker 2022 in the Baltic Sea

On Tuesday, May 17, 2022 between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., there was the rare opportunity to look over the shoulder of the DEU MARFOR (“German Maritime Forces Staff”) in its situation center to take a closer look at their mission and tasks. In this context, both the Admiralty and the functional staff answer questions. The exercise “Griffin Marker 2022”…

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MARMC Receives ONR Lab Designation

Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) is the first Regional Maintenance Center (RMC) designated by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) as a Laboratory and Technical Activity for domestic Technology Transfer. The Department of the Navy typically utilizes technology transfer to transition federally owned or originated technology to state and local governments, and to the private sector, for use in Department…

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RAN Exercise Kakadu 2022 Will be Largest to Date

This year’s Exercise Kakadu is expected to be the largest international maritime engagement activity hosted by the Royal Australian Navy in its history. Exercise Kakadu has grown significantly since it began in 1993 with the involvement of four navies, 15 ships and submarines, and 2000 personnel. The depth and history of the exercise was explored during the Sea Power 2022…

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New Maintenance Model Returns Ships to Water Faster

Defense’s new approach to sustaining the Navy’s growing fleet was officially launched at the Sea Power 2022 conference this week. The new program is called Horizon 3 and is part of Plan Galileo. During the launch, Rear Admiral Wendy Malcolm spoke about sustainment as a capability, outlined Plan Galileo’s achievements to date and said Horizon Three: Sustainment 2025 was about…

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